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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Northern California District
 
Release Date: 08/16/12
Contacts: Rachel Sowards Thompson, (707) 986-5411    
News Release No. NC-12-88

Full Moon Hike to King Peak


A guided hike to King Peak to watch the full moon rise while the sun sets over the ocean will be offered Friday, August 31, in the King Range National Conservation Area. The outing is part of a summer hikes series offered by the Bureau of Land Management and the Lost Coast Interpretive Association. There is no fee. Dogs are not allowed.

The hiking group will meet at 4 p.m. at the King Range Project Office, 768 Shelter Cove Rd., Whitethorn. The hike is from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., beginning at the Lightning Trailhead. Hikers should be prepared for a route that gains 1,900 feet over 2.6 miles. They should wear sturdy hiking boots, bring food, water, and a flashlight or headlamp, and be prepared for coastal weather.

For more information or to sign-up, call the BLM King Range Project Office, (707) 986-5415, or email ca338@blm.gov.

The King Range National Conservation Area is part of the BLM’s National Landscape Conservation System. Additional information on the area’s natural resources and recreation opportunities is available at www.blm.gov/ca/arcata/kingrange.




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Last updated: 08-17-2012